X-Ray

X-ray, or X-radiation, is a form of electromagnetic radiation that can pass through many materials that are opaque to light. They can be used to take images of the inside of the human body.

North Carolina State University study, forensic body identification, X-rays

Forensic researchers have for the first time established science-based standards for identifying human remains based on X-rays of an individual's spine, upper leg (such as the proximal femur image seen here) or the side of the skull. Image courtesy of Ann Ross, North Carolina State University.

News | X-Ray | March 29, 2016

March 29, 2016 — Forensic researchers have for the first time established science-based standards for identifying...

Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health Crawfordsville, Indiana, Carestream, DR systems, mobile X-ray

DRX-Evolution Plus image courtesy of Carestream Health

News | Digital Radiography (DR) | March 23, 2016

March 23, 2016 — Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health–Crawfordsville, Crawfordsville, Ind., installed two Carestream room...

Agfa Healthcare, Frost & Sullivan, best-of-breed, digital radiography, DR platform
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | March 21, 2016

March 21, 2016 — In a new white paper, Frost & Sullivan concluded that Agfa HealthCare's...

Technavio market report, global medical imaging market, refurbished systems
News | Radiology Imaging | March 10, 2016

March 10, 2016 — According to the latest research study released by Technavio, the global medical imaging market is...

Carestream, Frost & Sullivan Award, new product innovation, medical imaging, North America
News | Radiology Imaging | February 24, 2016

February 24, 2016 — Frost & Sullivan has awarded Carestream Health its 2016 North America Frost & Sullivan...

Konica Minolta, AeroDR LT, Mexico release, flat panel, digital radiography, DR
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | February 18, 2016

February 18, 2016 — Konica Minolta Medical Imaging will launch the new AeroDR LT in Mexico at the Annual Course of...

Siemens, Multitom Rax, robotic 3-D X-ray, GlobalData
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | February 11, 2016

February 11, 2016 — The new Multitom Rax robotic X-ray device could revolutionize the digital radiography space and...

Digital Harmonic, X-ray technology, Paul Reed Smith

Standard x-ray image before (left) and after (right) Digital Harmonic's technology is applied. Image courtesy of Business Wire.

News | Digital Radiography (DR) | February 10, 2016

February 10, 2016 — Legendary guitar maker Paul Reed Smith, founder of PRS Guitars, is part of a group that launched...

Agfa, digital x-ray, digital radiography, DR
Feature | Digital Radiography (DR) | February 03, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis

Now more than ever, hospitals and imaging clinics are trying to maximize the value of their imaging equipment, and...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Digital Radiography (DR) | January 26, 2016

Rob Fabrizio, director of product development and marketing, introduces the Fujifilm FDR D-EVO GL long-length DR...

Carestream, DRX-Revolution, mobile X-ray, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Canada
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | January 15, 2016

January 15, 2016 — Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie, Ontario, installed three Carestream DRX-Revolution...

RSNA, regional course, emergency radiology, Mexico
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | January 12, 2016

January 12, 2016 — The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) will offer its first regional course later this...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Digital Radiography (DR) | January 12, 2016

David Sorensen, director of operations, reviews product highlights including the Thales ArtPix EZ2GO DR System,...

Feature | RSNA 2015 | January 12, 2016 | Dave Fornell

Each year radiology vendors use the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting as a springboard to unveil...

Samsung, RSNA 2015, CT, ultrasound, DR, NExCT 7, RS80A, HS70A, GC85A, GM60A

RS80A ultrasound image courtesy of Samsung

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | January 06, 2016

January 6, 2016 — Samsung Electronics  debuted the newest additions to its medical imaging portfolio at the 2015 ...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Digital Radiography (DR) | January 05, 2016

RSNA 2015 was the first time Konica Minolta and Viztek displayed as a combined company. David Widmann, president and...

EOS, cone-beam CT

Scoliosis patient Zayden Rainey, 5, inside the EOS Imaging Machine at CHLA. 

News | December 31, 2015

December 31, 2015 —Children’s Hospital Los Angeles announces the availability of the EOS Imaging System, the first...

News | Digital Radiography (DR) | December 28, 2015

December 28, 2015 — Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, N.Y., is designing a new emergency department that does not include...

Toshiba May Sell its Healthcare Division as Part of its Financial Reforms
News | Radiology Imaging | December 28, 2015 | Dave Fornell

December 28, 2015 — Toshiba announced Dec. 21 it is considering selling off its healthcare division as part of its...

A Pott's fracture of the fibula, also called a spiral fracture. Patient Marilyn Fornell.

Figure 1. A bedside screen shot of a Carestream DRX mobile X-ray in the ED of the fractured fibula. 

Blog | Radiology Imaging | December 22, 2015 | Dave Fornell

While I write a lot about medical imaging technology and how new technology can and should work, it is not often...